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Blackberry Patch.  We used to pick berries, then go home, sprinkle them with sugar, and eat them!

We used to pick berries, then go home, sprinkle them with sugar, and eat them!

Soldiers killed during the First Battle of Bull Run, possibly the earliest surviving Civil War photograph to document the dead after a battle, July 1861.

American Civil War Photos - Soldiers killed during the First Battle of Bull Run, possibly the earliest surviving Civil War photograph to document the dead after a battle, July

Jasmine officinale - common jasmine. Wonderfully scented flowers attract bees and butterflies during the day and moths in the evening,

Jasminum officinale / Common jasmine : trellis by the door, beautiful scent. Frost hardy to a certain extent

Step 1 -  Our Blackberry Patch

Step 1 - Our Blackberry Patch

"Waiting for Breakfast" Osage City, Kansas. Like, comment or share to vote! The top 10 photos will advance to the final rounds!

Submitted by Kareen King, 53 Hometown: Osage City, KS Taken July 2013 in Osage City, KS Category: Agriculture at Work

Confederate Anchor used to try and stop Grant's Union advancement at Columbus-Belmont State Park in Kentucky

Confederate Anchor used to try and stop Grant's Union advancement at Columbus-Belmont State Park in Kentucky

That’s not a gun, it’s a log painted black. Both sides in the Civil War used “Quaker guns” to frighten the enemy in order to buy time. “We were confronted by a mammoth gun that threatened to blow the Union clear over the north pole,” remembered one Indiana volunteer in 1894. “The mammoth gun proved afterward to be a log that had been mounted and painted to resemble a columbiad.”

This is not a cannon, but a log painted black. Both sides of the American Civil War used these, nicknamed “Quaker guns,” to buy time and fool the enemy.

Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park

Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park

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